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Forum: C3 General 10-06-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By Denpo
LT1 engine, GMC drivetrain, it's not Corvette but...

LT1 engine, GMC drivetrain, it's not Corvette but still we're not that far from home.
Forum: C3 General 10-06-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Denpo
Could be trick of light or camera angle, but from...

Could be trick of light or camera angle, but from first video front door gaps seem to be much bigger at the top. That could be a telltale or rusted out A pillar.
Also a video or pics of the...
Forum: C3 General 10-03-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Denpo
Sweet ride, congrats. Not sure I like or not...

Sweet ride, congrats.
Not sure I like or not the rims, but sure thing I'm curious about them.
Forum: C3 General 09-15-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,023
Posted By Denpo
Relevant. ...

Relevant.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ln1ucGoPvWk
Forum: C3 General 09-14-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Denpo
Unless it's a "negative price car", the kind that...

Unless it's a "negative price car", the kind that would require spending more money than a non rusted would cost.
Some Corvette wouldn't be worth buying even if that's the seller paying you to...
Forum: C3 General 09-02-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
That's the plan, I ordered all the replacement...

That's the plan, I ordered all the replacement parts and tool from Summit yesterday.
Crazy how it's impossible to find a valve holder hose in any auto part store in Montreal.
As soon as springs are...
Forum: C3 General 08-30-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
All right guys, I probably didn't explain myself...

All right guys, I probably didn't explain myself right, I didn't mean asking you to do the job for me, it's just that as 1Hotrodz was suggesting beehive I felt there was a lot more to understand ...
Forum: C3 General 08-29-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
For sure the springs are going. Best bet so far...

For sure the springs are going. Best bet so far is that they used the springs that came with the Chinese heads regardless of the cam. I wouldn't mind being schooled on which spring to shop for given...
Forum: C3 General 08-24-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
I will. Last time I calculated the CR it was...

I will.

Last time I calculated the CR it was 10.5.
Yes it's a serious build, kinda ridiculous actually if you don't plan in drag racing it. That's why I had the L33/LS6 hybrid in backup,...
Forum: C3 General 08-24-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
You're probably more of an expert than the...

You're probably more of an expert than the previous owner. All he was expert at was scamming people. Thanks for the input.:thumbs:
Forum: C3 General 08-24-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
No problem mate, all advises are welcome.

No problem mate, all advises are welcome.
Forum: C3 General 08-24-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
No idea, the engine is just like when I bought...

No idea, the engine is just like when I bought it.
I dug up the bill from the engine assembly, here's what it's supposed to be make of

Weiand Team G intake
Eagle SBC 4340 Steel Crankshaft 3.480...
Forum: C3 General 08-22-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
Sure thing I will remove the spring the oil pan...

Sure thing I will remove the spring the oil pan and the intake before making any move.
Given I have a better replacement engine sitting in the garage I have to ponder how much time and money I'm...
Forum: C3 General 08-22-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
You betcha it's a good catch, thanks so much...

You betcha it's a good catch, thanks so much leadfoot4.
Forum: C3 General 08-22-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
I can't really tell without removing the springs,...

I can't really tell without removing the springs, the dampers seems to be here but this makes an awfull lot of sense.
The thickness and the curvature of the bug chuck I've found would totally match...
Forum: C3 General 08-21-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
I see. Here are some more...

I see.







Here are some more pic with all rockers out.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x680/80-k4kvcgi_e18c5508b8e55b7f2ca4f8ce9d703c2ef981bf23.jpg
Forum: C3 General 08-21-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
Is it possible for a cam bearing to be ground...

Is it possible for a cam bearing to be ground away like this? Is there such bearing near cylinder 5, because diameter wise the big chunk curvature would fit the bill, alas.
Forum: C3 General 08-21-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
Springs looks fine, the amount of chewing is...

Springs looks fine, the amount of chewing is minimal and couldn't have produced magnetic bits since it's aluminum.
The more it goes the more it seems possible that this wobbling rocker is unrelated...
Forum: C3 General 08-21-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
Ok guys, I hear you on the valley idea. ...

Ok guys, I hear you on the valley idea.
Meanwhile, more inputs :
-I managed to unplug the hole in the lifter, and the plug is magnetic too.
-I've found an awfull lot of silvery paste around the...
Forum: C3 General 08-21-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
And you thought right. Here's was we got : ...

And you thought right.
Here's was we got :
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/981x753/80-u2fooli_cc80ff0290d036b9a340f9ab5a1141cbd3f7bf5a.jpg

On the left we have the...
Forum: C3 General 08-21-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
Correct Looks like there is Not each spring,...

Correct
Looks like there is
Not each spring, only at the base of one
While checking for those seats, here is was I found stuck again the head bold just of the right of "1" in the previous picture,...
Forum: C3 General 08-21-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
Very good call. Since I'm an idiot I threw most...

Very good call. Since I'm an idiot I threw most of it away, but there's still some.
The first piece I found was a rather larger piece which almost had the shape of a small washer/ring clip, only...
Forum: C3 General 08-21-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 132,720
Posted By Denpo
I started a thread about my engine problems. ...

I started a thread about my engine problems.
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-general/4032202-metal-shaving-under-valve-cover-is-my-engine-dying.html#post1595409316
I'd appreciate you'd have...
Forum: C3 General 08-21-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Denpo
Metal shaving under valve cover, is my engine dying.

Hi everyone, I stumbled upon some bad sign and would like to input for you guys.
So I have this engine in my Vette, that has been sitting for a couple of years.
Its a pretty radical built,...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-20-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By Denpo
Impossible, if you're into custom Vettes and...

Impossible, if you're into custom Vettes and can't take a comment, you're doing it wrong. :cheers:
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